Dear Cherrydale Family,

With the intention of being proactively prepared if Pastor Ed and Kathy Grudier are called to an overseas ministry, the Elders have created a Missions & Outreach Pastor Search Committee. The members include:  Janine BuserAndrea CarpenterChris DownerHanan FoleyJohn GlissonEd Grudier (non-voting), Pam HodgeAlphonse MehanyTom OostdykBart Taylor, and Steve H. King.

The job description for this position is available here. Note that the new position will focus on global missions, evangelistic community outreach, and church planting, with Pastor Ed’s executive responsibilities to be reallocated among existing staff.

The first training meeting for the team took place January 11. See our search process page here.

As this process gets underway, we ask for your prayers for the team members and for the individual whom God is preparing to join our staff if needed.

Janine Buser, on behalf of the Missions and Outreach Pastor Search Committee